Athirappilly Falls is the famous tourist attraction of Kerala located at athirappilly village in chalakudy taluka of thrissur district. Tourist can not be complete trip of Kerala without witnessing the breathtaking beauty of Athirapally falls. Located 60 km from Thrissur city the Athirapally Falls is a popular picnic spot and the scenic beauty of the waterfall offers spectacular visuals for visitors.
Fact About Athirappilly Falls
Address: Ayyampuzha, Thrissur District, Athirapally, Kerala
Location: Located 60 km from Thrissur city
Height: 24 metre or 80 feet
Width: 330 feet
Signification: Most famous waterfalls of Kerala
Main Attraction: Photography and Tracking
Also known As: Punnagai Mannan Falls
How to reach By Air: Cochin International Airport just 49 km away from Athirapally Falls.
How to reach By Rail: Aluva Railway Station just 30 km away from Athirapally Falls.
How to reach By Bus or Road: The falls are just 30 km from Chalakudy village, 55 km from Thrissur town and 70 km from Cochin city. You can take public transport or book a private vehicle from here to reach Athirappilly Falls easily.
Athirapally falls drops water from a height of 24 metre or 80 feet into the Chalakudy river with 330-feet wide. It is often nicknamed as the Niagara Falls of India and in Tamil the nickname “Punnagai Mannan Falls”. Athirapally water Falls is located exactly in the forest area. Tourist can reach top of Athirapally falls with about 15 minutes walk from the falls entrance also its offers spectacular views of the Sholayar hills and a unique view of the waterfalls from this spot. There is also a trek of 2 kilometers to reach the falls.
Entry Fee and Timing for Athirappilly Falls
Open Days: Open All Days
Visit Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Timing: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Best time to visit: September to January
Entry Fee for adults: Rs. 15/- per person
Tourist have unique opportunity to experience to see flora & fauna in Athirappilly forest area. This falls is used for taking shot of several Malayalam films, Telugu movies, tamil movies and also Bollywood hindi movies. Some list of this movies are tamil movie punnagai mannan, mani ratnam’s Bollywood film dil se, Bollywood movie guru, hindi film raavan, pukar, tamil movie puli, tamil movie alex pandian, tamil film raavanan, Telugu movie brindavanam , english movie before the rains, english movie pirate’s blood and also some scenes from Malayalam movie cousins. some scenes and song recorded here in india’s biggest motion picture baahubali. Athirapally Falls are magnificent and magical and must see tourist attraction of Kerala.